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Bahnhofplatz 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
+41 44 217 15 15
Today
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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Sun - Sat 11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017

Nice buffet for Sri Lankan Lovers - Big Variety - Tasty foods - Typically Srilankan Best tastes of Southeastasia between indian/ Thai/ European and Indonesian cuisine - Good assorments of teas

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Thank Lara M. V
CandrianCatering, Manager at Bona Dea, responded to this review

Dear Lara M. V Many thanks for your visit and taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of products and our excellent service. It's always nice to get such a nice compliment and we are happy to pass it on. We are looking... More 

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46 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I have come here for lunch a few times. The sweet coconutty South Indian curries are the best I know in Zurich (green papaya curry today especially) and the stuffed vine leaves are also excellent, fresh and tangy (better than Hiltl's). Plenty of coriander in a tofu dish and the mock duck is quite intriguing too. Some of the fried... More 

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Thank Jenny C
CandrianCatering, Manager at Bona Dea, responded to this review

Dear Jenny C Many thanks for your visit and taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of products and our excellent service. It's always nice to get such a nice compliment and we are happy to pass it on. In autumn this year,... More 

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127 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

This is a decent vegetarian restaurant near the Zurich Hauptbahnhof. It is a buffet style menu is slanted to Indian flavors. The service is excellent. The decor is lovely and the restaurant is quiet.

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Thank KAS57
CandrianCatering, Manager at Bona Dea, responded to this review

Dear KAS57 Many thanks for your visit and taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of products and our excellent service. It's always nice to get such a nice compliment and we are happy to pass it on. In autumn this year, we... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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182 reviews
64 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

Buffet was decently priced and I loved the taste! Mind and not too hot wih Indian taste! I completely loved it! Salads, and veggies are nice!

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Thank Gopinath V
CandrianCatering, Manager at Bona Dea, responded to this review

Dear Gopinath V Many thanks for your visit and taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of products. It's always nice to get such a nice compliment and we are happy to pass it on. In August and September the yearly "Ciao Ticino"... More 

Warsaw, Poland
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9 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Nice location, good atmosphere, friendly staff and good wine. Unfortunately the food quality is not too good, some dishes (mostly inspired by Indian cuisine an Italian style antipasti, salads) were too dry, many dishes are not homemade or fresh (tinned mushrooms, dolma) or even had an awful taste ("Bittergemüse"). Apart from that I appreciate that one pays by plate size... More 

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1 Thank Aleksandra H
CandrianCatering, Manager at Bona Dea, responded to this review

Dear Aleksandra H Many thanks for your visit. We are very sorry to hear that our quality of products was not up to your expected level. It is important for us to provide to our guests top service in an environment of greatest comfort. Therefore we highly appreciate suggestions and inputs in order for us to integrate them in our... More 

Hartford, Connecticut
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80 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 March 2016

The food and tastes in here are unbelievable. You want to find that place where they serve food 'to die for'. This is it. The drinking water situation or wine is something you can expect to pay more for. But the flavors are truly fantastic. I always order the large plate, eat all you can, and I have not gotten... More 

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Thank Blackhawkjxx7
CandrianCatering, Manager at Bona Dea, responded to this review

Dear Backhawkjxx7 We really hope that you don't have to die for our fingerliking good Bona Dea food. Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of services/ quality of products. We are looking forward to your next visit. As you... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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243 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2016

The place is only what you can expect from a restaurant by the station although from the outside it looks really appealing. the service was just nice and the food was there for a while as everything was hard and not saucy/juicy anymore. on the positive side, dogs are welome! A disappointment.

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1 Thank DMLDML
CandrianCatering, Manager at Bona Dea, responded to this review

Dear DMLDML We are very sorry to hear that our quality of products was not up to your expected level. It is important for us to provide to our guests top service in an environment of greatest comfort. Therefore we highly appreciate suggestions and inputs in order for us to integrate them in our regular internal staff trainings. Nevertheless, we... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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83 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

It was the idea of a friend of mine to have lunch there. The interior of the restaurant is nothing special; the feeling of getting seated in a place like a canteen was coming up. The restaurant quickly became busy with a mainly middle aged women clientele, which of course did not disturbed me at all, but did not go... More 

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Thank Peter B
CandrianCatering, Manager at Bona Dea, responded to this review

Dear Peter B We are very sorry to hear that our quality of product of service was not up to your expected level. It is surprisingly for us. It is important for us to provide to our guests top service in an environment of greatest comfort. Therefore we highly appreciate suggestions and inputs in order for us to integrate them... More 

Zurich, Switzerland
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144 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 155 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2016

Was forced to go here with a friend who had a craving for spice. Arrived in the evening and did not have to book, was shown to a nice table. The restaurant was busy with a mainly middle aged women clientele (probably all vegetarian ex hippie types). They have a deal which is to have the buffet at a set... More 

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2 Thank PIno32
CandrianCatering, Manager at Bona Dea, responded to this review

Dear PIno32 Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment after visiting us with your friend. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of products. You might be right that our food is not to spicy, we are happy to provide some spicy ingredients upon requests. We are looking forward... More 

Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
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475 reviews
244 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2016

As a non vegetarian I do not normally go in vegan restaurants . This one had such good food , both Swiss and Indian style with tasty salads and spicy dishes that I have to say some of my preconceptions were challenged . You pay by the plate depending on plate size and take what you want from the buffet... More 

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Thank hilltopOxon
CandrianCatering, Manager at Bona Dea, responded to this review

Dear hilltopOxon Many thanks for taking the time to leave a positive comment on Tripadvisor. We are very pleased to see that we could convince you of our quality of services/ quality of products. During the year about 70% of our food in the Bona Dea ist vegan, in Februar/March even 100% for around six weeks. We are looking forward... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Indian, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Monday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Thursday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Friday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Saturday
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Bahnhofplatz 15, Zurich 8001, Switzerland
  • Location: Europe  >  Switzerland  >  Canton of Zurich  >  Zurich
  • Phone Number: +41 44 217 15 15

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?